Beckenbauer


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Beck·en·bau·er

 (bĕk′ən-bou′ər), Franz Born 1945.
German soccer player who led his country's team to victory in the World Cup (1974) and later helped the New York Cosmos win the North American Soccer League championship three times (1977, 1978, 1980).

Beckenbauer

(ˈbɛkənˌbaʊə)
n
(Biography) Franz. born 1945, German footballer: team captain when West Germany won the World Cup (1974): manager of West Germany (1984–90), coaching the team to success in the 1990 World Cup
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German prosecutors are reported to have found that Franz Beckenbauer made a false statement regarding the scandal related to the 2006 World Cup.
BERLIN, Sept 13 (KUNA) -- Germany's football legend Franz Beckenbauer received EUR 5.
German football great Franz Beckenbauer underwent open heart bypass surgery on Saturday in an operation scheduled long before Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week, Germany's Bild newspaper reported Monday.
ICON Beckenbauer is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time.
FOOTBALL: FRANZ Beckenbauer is facing a Swiss criminal investigation on suspicion of financial corruption together with three fellow key movers behind Germany's successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup.
Franz Beckenbauer is facing a criminal investigation in Switzerland over allegations of financial malpractice in Germany's successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup.
The Attorney General of Switzerland named 70-year-old Beckenbauer, a World Cup winner with West Germany as a player in 1974 and as manager of the team 16 years later, as one of four suspects.
uk FOOTBALL legend Franz Beckenbauer is at the centre of a World Cup bribery scandal.
BERLIN, Jumada I 25, 1437, Mar 5, 2016, SPA -- Former organising chief Franz Beckenbauer denied any wrongdoing on Saturday in an affair involving the 2006 World Cup in Germany and said he knew nothing of a multi-million payment to a disgraced former FIFA official in Qatar, Reuters reported.
FRANZ Beckenbauer has been warned and fined by FIFA's independent ethics committee after failing to cooperate with an investigation into the bidding process for the 2018/2022 World Cups.
FIFA has confirmed German World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer and vice-president Angel Maria Villar Llona are both subject to investigations by the organisation's ethics committee.
London, June 28 ( ANI ): FIFA has lifted the 90-day ban on football activity that the governing body had imposed on German legend Franz Beckenbauer.